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benchmark index

[′bench‚märk ′in‚deks]
(industrial engineering)
In manufacturing and mining, an index designed to reflect changes in output occurring between census years.
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Summary: Karachi: Pakistan's stocks rallied from the biggest plunge in the benchmark index in 17 months ...
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Commercial banks remained the worst performing sector, erasing 118 points from the benchmark index, followed by fertiliser and exploration and production sectors, which cumulatively struck 76 points off the index.
For the third consecutive day, the Egyptian Exchange suffered losses, registering an EGP 8.13bn loss Tuesday, with the benchmark index EGX-30 dropping to 8,330.52 points, declining by 1.92%.
Indian stocks advanced, with the benchmark index posting its biggest weekly gain in two months, amid speculation banks will benefit from foreign investment and signs bad debts have peaked.
'The benchmark index continued its downward trend this week and closed in the red for the third consecutive week (down 3% cumulatively),' said Topline Securities in its report.
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The benchmark index opened higher to touch the day's high at 44,044 points and then slid into the red for most of the session.
The market capital hit EGP 789.6 billion, with the benchmark index EGX 30 surged by 1.87 percent to reach 14,106 points, said a weekly report issued by the Egyptian Exchange on Saturday.
The benchmark index EGX-30 dropped by 0.74% to reach 9884.46 points.
A benchmark index of Indian stock markets hit its third straight record closing high at 21,196.81 points Friday.